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A deeper look at severe asthma yields NET results

"Asthmatic patients are not identical. Asthma genetics and clinical characterization of patients have provided evidence for differences that have profoundly affected our approach to clinical care," said corresponding author Bruce Levy, MD, chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. "But we still have an incomplete understanding of the origins of asthma, and only limited information is available on long-term asthma prognosis. No therapies are available to cure asthma, and there remains much work to be done."

To model allergic lung inflammation in a dirty indoor environment, the team exposed a mouse model to a common environmental indoor allergen -- house dust mite -- as well as to endotoxin, a toxin released by bacterial cells. Exposure to both stimuli triggered complex lung inflammation, including a phenomenon known as lung NETosis.

In response to inflammatory triggers, white blood cells known as neutrophils form "neutrophil extracellular traps" (NETs). NETosis is the process by which NETs get activated and released. NETs can play a significant role in helping defend a host from invaders, but they can also cause organ injury and inflammation. Vital NETosis is a process in which neutrophils extrude their nuclear material, including DNA, to form NETs and then reseal their membranes to create cytoplasts -- cells that lack a nucleus. Levy and colleagues found that in their model, NETosis and cytoplasts appeared to play a key role in triggering and amplifying an allergen-initiated neutrophilic immune response in lung inflammation.

My personal trainer friend says there is a muscle therapy that helps asthma sufferers. Does it work?

I have had asthma since childhood. Just recently my friend who is a personal trainer said he has been teaching a muscle therapy that retrains muscles in the abodmen and rib cage to work properly. He said some of his clients have had no asthma symptoms


In Dr. Batmanheldi's book, "Your not sick, your thirsty. Your body's many cries for water", the Dr. says asthma is an effect of dehydration. Our brains are about 80% water and our body is about 70%. The brain takes first priority over water


well
i guess not....asthma like ur condition cannot b treated by phsical therapy as u said,it's an allergic condition and the only curative ttt is to stay away from the allergic factor.
u'll lose nothing if u try


Well, as the lungs are a powerful muscle, I might give it a shot. I've never had personal experience, but I do take spiriva for my asthma, which is a muscle relaxer, and have had incredible results, so physical therapy might just do the trick.

What are the 5 general goals of asthma therapy?



One of the main goals of asthma therapy is to control it. The last thing that we would want to have happen is for you to have an attack because they are life threatening. Here's a slide from a university which will explain more about the goals and how


One of the main goals of asthma therapy is to control it. The last thing that we would want to have happen is for you to have an attack because they are life threatening. Here's a slide from a university which will explain more about the goals and how